Bromance of the Nine Kingdoms on OCTGN

No, wait, I meant Flirting of the Nine States, no, Romance of the Nine Empires, yes, that’s the one!

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Posted at 9am on 27/01/15 | No Comments » | Filed Under: Coding, Games

And just what the fuck is a W-8BEN?

Oh damnitn bureaucracy has found me! It seems my Patreon account is generating such significant amounts of money, that I need to wade through what is called a “W-8BEN” which includes requirements such as a US Tax ID number (but I’m a EU citizen!), my normal Tax ID number (ugh) and the exact treaty with my country that specifies how much to withhold from me.

So OK, I guess  I can provide the last two, but a friggin’ US Tax ID number? Seriously? This guide suggest calling US IRS on the phone and trying to get an employer ID number which should do the job. However I’m not a company! I’m just a bloke getting donations for voluntary making free software on my

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Posted at 9am on 05/01/15 | No Comments » | Filed Under: The Undefined Remainder